Dimple Old Blended Scotch Whisky

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John Haig & Co. Ltd. (JH&C)
70 (proof)
70° PROOF | no bottle size
Added on
04 sep 2016 10:11 am by Franks

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€ 301.98

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Whisky reviews for Dimple Old Blended Scotch Whisky

3 users have left 3 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 84.40 points.

  1. SAND scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    (Tasted blind)
    NOSE: Camphor, sweet salmiak, dust, fortified wine vinegar. Quite nice. (88-89p)
    TASTE: Camphor, swiss herbal sweets (86-87p)
    EXIT: Slightly sweet, herbal, long (87p)
    SCORE: 88 points.

  2. alectron did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Same bottle (with the exact same cardboard box) exists with:
    Screen printed on bottle in white letters (instead of Dimple as it is in the above photos), and only 'Dimple Scots' stated on lower front label (no alc, no fill, but should be from around the ~50s or early 60s at a guess).




  3. WhiskyLovingPianist scored this whisky 79 points Connoisseur

    N: The previous Dimple WB was a ‘right-off’ but we are back on track with this bottle. Fruity, seasoned [ground pepper>pinch of salt] malt, rather G&M in style - that familiar, generic [yep] yet comfortingly moorish scotch smell from the [60’s &70’s] era. Sweet [wheat] cereal now with a tart apple and rhubarb pie, a little custard, vanilla essence, biscuity-nutty oak, old-leathery maltiness, fresh-onion relish [pleased with that note], egg-whites/meringue, crystallised & stewed ginger,…. It’s a nose with general ‘scotch’ appeal, although far more beefy and edgy that by todays ‘clean’/sanitised’ fayre. 
    T: Soft attack, but attack it does, like its snappy and irritated [passive aggressive]. Even with water there’s only a slight improvement. Fresh malt develops as the agitation subsides but with an industrial metallicness [OBE?]
    F: The finish is where the chew and the mouthfeel form, leading to a moderately pleasing liquorice-fresh, malty, chocolate-milk chew.
    C: The palate is the weak link but concentrate on the qualities either side for the plus points, and theres much to be gleaned from this old blend. I’m in the mood for another Dimple now. Lets try the 15yo WB.

    Scores a D+


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